[sane-devel] LiDE 25 / 60

Pierre Willenbrock pierre at pirsoft.dnsalias.org
Wed May 7 11:42:40 UTC 2008

Hi David,

David Lochrin schrieb:
> Hi,
>    I'm trying to decide which current Canon flat-bed scanner to  
>    run on SuSE 10.1.  It seems Canon may have rationalised the LiDE  
>    20, 30, & 60 by rebadging the "LiDE 60" as "LiDE 25" with minor  
>    mechanical changes, and removed the old models from their range.   
>    I understand all have the same chipset, but the 20 has lower  
>    optical resolution.

To my knowledge, the LiDE 60 uses a genesys chipset and the LiDE 20, 30, 
25 use a plustek chipset. But the naming scheme differs a lot between 
different parts of the world.

>    The SANE support list shows LiDE 20 & 30 support as "complete"  
>    but LiDE 25 & 60 as only "good".  Can anyone say what features  
>    are not supported?  I'd be very glad to know before I lash out on one.

The genesys based LiDE 60 has some calibration quality problems(I.e. it 
is good enough, but could be better).

>    In general, it would be nice if the scanner support table showed such  
>    information very briefly for all scanners with a "good" rating.
> Regards,
> David


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